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I have a column of data in Column A

I have a column of data in Column A

I have a column of data in Column A

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I have a column of data in Column A and I want to delete the entire row and move the rows up if the text in the cell contains a certain string.
How do I get VBA to prompt me for the text and then when entered will proceed to delete the relevant rows?

RE: I have a column of data in Column A

Hi,

Are you saying that for the selected cell or for all the rows in the column you want to search for a string and if found delete every row containing that string?

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RE: I have a column of data in Column A

(OP)
All the rows in the column

RE: I have a column of data in Column A

Case sensitive:

CODE

Option Explicit

Public Sub DeleteRows()
Dim R As Long
Dim str As String

str = InputBox("What do you want to Delete?")

For R = ActiveSheet.UsedRange.Rows.Count To 1 Step -1
    If InStr(Cells(R, 1).Value, str) > 0 Then
        Rows(R & ":" & R).Delete Shift:=xlUp
    End If
Next R

End Sub 

If you want to make it Case insensitive, change line of code to:
If InStr(UCase(Cells(R, 1).Value), UCase(str)) > 0 Then

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